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Ratha mela gains momentum in Bagherhat

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Bagherhat: The month-long traditional fair 'Ratha Mela' at Laupala village in sadar upazila has gained momentum with several thousand men, women and children crowding the village from the morning to dusk.
The fair kicked off following the Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath Dev, one of the major festivals of the Hindu community, which was celebrated across the country on July 14 amid religious fervor and enthusiasm.
A good number of traders from different parts of the country...
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Stay seeks on Kurigram by-election

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Kurigram: A writ was filed with the High Court on Wednesday seeking a stay on the Kurigram-3 by-election slated for July 25.
Advocate Sheikh Jahangir Alam filed the writ on behalf of a resident of Kurigram-4 constituency, SM Mosta-fizur Rahman.
An HC bench of Justice JBM Hasan and...
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‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’

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Jhenaidah: A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Bhaturia in Harinakundu upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Amirul Islam Pocha, 43, a member of an inter-district robber gang.
Golam Morshed...
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Thousands of 10 villages suffer for a bridge

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Sunamganj: Thousands of people of ten villages of Doarabazar upazila have been suffering a lot for not having a bridge on Mara Surma River at Mangalpur Bazar in the upazila.
People of the three unions of the upazila have been demanding for a concrete bridge over the river for the...
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Man killed in Manikganj road crash

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Manikganj: A shopkeeper was killed as a truck ran over him on Manikganj-Singair road atBymileBus Stand in Singair upazila on Wednesday.
Hashmat Ali Mallik, 37, a grocery shop owner was killed when a stone-laden truck hit him while crossing the road around 5:30 am, police said.
On...
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